Middle East

The list below is a collection of articles that refer to, mention or discuss Middle East.

Gulf Union Plans Slow To A Crawl

Plans to transform a group of nations across North Africa and the Middle East into a European style political and economic union are stalling. Rulers are looking to expand the Gulf Co-Operation Council by inviting Jordan and Morocco to join a wider confederation of nations. However, despite a series of meetings and negotiations over the … Read more

Lebanon’s foreign investment suffers after embassy bombings

Lebanon’s foreign investment suffers after embassy bombings

Last month’s bombing of the Iranian Embassy in Beirut will negatively affect Lebanon’s efforts to encourage foreign investment and tourism, experts told Lebanon’s The Daily Star. They have stated that unless another spate of deadly bombings – which killed at least 25 and wounded a further 150 – are neutralised, they could potentially capsize the … Read more